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  • Monday May 18th, 2015
    A pub­lic hear­ing is set for this evening at 7 pm in the Urbanna Town Hall on a pro­posed bud­get for the 2015 — 2016 Fis­cal Year that includes no increases in the tax or water rate. Town offi­cials project that the gen­eral fund will show increases just $4,362, which is less than 1% over last year. Increased rev­enue in Urbanna, is expected from a $10,000 trans­fer ...
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  • Monday May 18th, 2015
    If you want to do busi­ness with VDOT, lis­ten care­fully to this one… VDOT is hold­ing a work­shop next Thurs­day in order to pro­vide infor­ma­tion on just how small busi­nesses can reg­is­ter and com­pete for busi­ness oppor­tu­ni­ties with the state agency. The work­shop will be held on Thurs­day, May 21 from 2-6PM in Fred­er­icks­burg. If you would like more infor­ma­tion, visit www.vdot.virginia.gov/business. If you plan to attend the work­shop, you need to RSVP ...
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  • Monday May 18th, 2015
    As part of its year-long celebration of its 30th anniversary, on Thursday, June 11, Rappahannock Westminster-Canterbury will host a “Best of Virginia” Gala to benefit the RWC Foundation’s Fellowship Fund. The public is invited to join their neighbors at RWC for an early evening of conversation, camaraderie and exquisite food and drink. The Gala is scheduled from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the Chesapeake ...
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  • Friday May 15th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Virginia has been chosen as the filming location for a movie about the true story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a Virginia couple who were arrested in 1958 for violating a state law that prohibited interracial marriage. The couple challenged Virginia’s law, which was overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court. The film will star Ruth Negga and Joel Edgerton and be directed by ...
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  • Friday May 15th, 2015
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) – A grey seal found malnourished and dehydrated is returning to the sea after a period of rehabilitation in Virginia Beach. The Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team will release the seal called Beetle next week. She was found last month in North Carolina and was also suffering from cuts and a bacterial infection. Beetle will have a satellite tag so it can be ...
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  • Thursday May 14th, 2015
    YORKTOWN, Va. (AP) – The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation says it has raised more than $10 million toward its $15 million goal for the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. The museum isn’t scheduled to open for more than a year. The announcement comes as the Yorktown Victory Center reaches a midpoint milestone in its transformation into the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, with the opening of an 80,000-square-foot museum ...
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  • Thursday May 14th, 2015
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – The Virginia Film Office is sponsoring the Virginia Screenwriting Competition. The competition is intended to provide Virginia screenwriters with a forum for their work and an opportunity to present their scripts to professional members of the motion picture and television industry. The competition does not require an entrance fee, and all entries receive a written evaluation from the first round judges. Past winners ...
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